The metal sculpture, titled “Tres Rios,” represents the three rivers that surround Avondale – the Gila, Agua Fria and Salt rivers. (West Valley View photo by Israel Gonzalez)
Friday, August 18, 2017
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By Israel Gonzalez Avondale’s history and residents’ hopes are on full display, thanks to a public art piece installed at the Randall McDaniel Sports Complex on August 1. The metal sculpture, dubbed “Tres Rios,” represents the bodies of water that surround Avondale... + continue reading

The freeway’s path. (Map courtesy ADOT)
Thursday, August 17, 2017
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By Paul Maryniak As construction continues on the West Valley end of the South Mountain Freeway, a legal battle is grinding on in San Francisco that could stop or dramatically delay the most expensive highway project in state history. That battle, unfolding in thousands of pages of legal... + continue reading

Hall of Famer Tim Raines, who has lived in Goodyear for 11 years, throws the ceremonial first pitch at the D-backs/Dodgers game on August 9. (Photo courtesy of Arizona Diamondbacks/Sarah Sachs)
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Former baseball player and 11-year Goodyear resident Tim Raines stands on the steps of the Diamondbacks’ dugout prior to their August 9 game. He is greeted by D-backs coaches Mike Fetters and Mike Butler, both of whom are excited about meeting the new... + continue reading

Nick Thyfault, middle linebacker for the Agua Fria High School Owls, takes part in blocking drills before the first game. (West Valley View photo by Ray Thomas)
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
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By Casey Pritchard  Coach Ross Crow had a rough first season with Agua Fria in 2016. The Owls went 2-8, failing to make the state playoffs for the third year in a row. Moving forward in his second campaign, Crow sees a few things that the team could improve upon to find success. “The... + continue reading

Al Luna, of Buckeye, prepares his 1954 Chevrolet 3100 truck for the upcoming lowrider custom car show at WestWorld on August 12. (West Valley View photo by Ray Thomas)
Thursday, August 10, 2017
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By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Buckeye resident Al Luna is clearly passionate about lowriders. When the Air Force veteran describes what patrons will see at the Showcase Supershow Custom and Classic Car Show at WestWorld of Scottsdale on Saturday, August 12, his voice changes. There’s a... + continue reading

The metal sculpture, titled “Tres Rios,” represents the three rivers that surround Avondale – the Gila, Agua Fria and Salt rivers. (West Valley View photo by Israel Gonzalez)

The freeway’s path. (Map courtesy ADOT)

Hall of Famer Tim Raines, who has lived in Goodyear for 11 years, throws the ceremonial first pitch at the D-backs/Dodgers game on August 9. (Photo courtesy of Arizona Diamondbacks/Sarah Sachs)

Nick Thyfault, middle linebacker for the Agua Fria High School Owls, takes part in blocking drills before the first game. (West Valley View photo by Ray Thomas)

Al Luna, of Buckeye, prepares his 1954 Chevrolet 3100 truck for the upcoming lowrider custom car show at WestWorld on August 12. (West Valley View photo by Ray Thomas)

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The metal sculpture, titled “Tres Rios,” represents the three rivers that surround Avondale – the Gila, Agua Fria and Salt rivers. (West Valley View photo by Israel Gonzalez)
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By Israel Gonzalez Avondale’s history and residents’ hopes are on full display, thanks to a public art piece installed at the Randall McDaniel Sports Complex on August 1. The metal... + continue reading

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Estrella Foothills football coach Derek Wahlstrom gives instruction during a preseason scrimmage August 9 against Agua Fria. (West Valley View photo by Ray Thomas)
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By Casey Pritchard The Estrella Foothills High School football team will take the field Friday with a new face at the helm.   Coach Derek Wahlstrom replaced Lamar Early, who spent seven... + continue reading

Hall of Famer Tim Raines, who has lived in Goodyear for 11 years, throws the ceremonial first pitch at the D-backs/Dodgers game on August 9. (Photo courtesy of Arizona Diamondbacks/Sarah Sachs)
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Nick Thyfault, middle linebacker for the Agua Fria High School Owls, takes part in blocking drills before the first game. (West Valley View photo by Ray Thomas)
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The goal of USA Basketball Open Courts, presented by Nike, is to provide children a safe and fun environment in which to play basketball. (Photo courtesy USA Basketball)
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By Connor Dziawura A substitute teacher in Buckeye has been arrested following accusations of child molestation, according to police. Brian Scritchfield, 28, of Litchfield Park, was arrested after... + continue reading

Alyssa Bartlett, of Litchfield Park, proudly displays the spacesuit and scholarship medal she earned while attending Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama. (West Valley View photo by Ray Thomas)
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Eliseo Garcia, left, a 16-year-old Westwood High School student, and 17-year-old Preston Sandoval, of Metro Tech High School, work on a car during UTI’s Summer Ignite program. (Photo courtesy UTI)
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William Santiago, who has more than 20 years of experience in education, was hired as the new assistant superintendent for Avondale Elementary School District on July 25. (West Valley View photo by Israel Gonzalez)
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Community Notes are published as space permits. The View runs these items free of charge as a service to the community and puts as many into each newspaper as possible. If you have a notice that must... + continue reading

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Thaddeus Hardin Enloe Thaddeus Hardin Enloe (Thad H. Enloe), a resident of Sun Lakes, Arizona, passed away  on July 17, 2017 in Gilbert, Arizona. Thad was born January 29, 1938... + continue reading
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